http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com Hydrocarbon Processing The downstream rundown: In case you missed it 7/1 http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2022/07/the-downstream-rundown-in-case-you-missed-it-71 In case you missed any downstream news, this piece will give you a summary of some of the top stories from last week. Clariant produces first commercial sunliquid cellulosic ethanol at new plant in Podari, Romania http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2022/06/clariant-produces-first-commercial-sunliquid-cellulosic-ethanol-at-new-plant-in-podari-romania Clariant announced that it has produced the first commercial cellulosic ethanol at its sunliquid production plant in Podari, Romania. The downstream rundown: In case you missed it 6/10 http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2022/06/the-downstream-rundown-in-case-you-missed-it-610 In case you missed any downstream news, this piece will give you a summary of some of the top stories from last week. Low-carbon hydrogen demand in refining could reach 50 Mtpy by 2050 http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2022/06/low-carbon-hydrogen-demand-in-refining-could-reach-50-mtpy-by-2050 Potential low-carbon (green or blue) hydrogen demand from the global refining sector could reach 50 MMtpy by 2050. Clariant’s global climate campaign cuts more than 4 MMtons CO2 equivalents annually and wins prestigious ACC Sustainability Leadership Award http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2022/06/clariant-s-global-climate-campaign-cuts-more-than-4-mmtons-co2-equivalents-annually-and-wins-prestigious-acc-sustainability-leadership-award The accolade is in recognition of Clariant’s global climate initiative, in which the company offered a free load of its nitrous oxide (N2O) removal catalyst EnviCat N2O-S to ten nitric acid producers who did not have such an abatement technology in place yet. Sasol and Uzbekistan GTL continue to cooperate for next generation catalysts http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2022/06/sasol-and-uzbekistan-gtl-continue-to-cooperate-for-next-generation-catalysts Sasol and Uzbekistan GTL’s ongoing cooperation took a significant step forward with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the supply of Low Temperature Fischer Tropsch (LTFT) catalysts. History of the HPI: The 1970s: Crises, clean air, plastic bottles and the DCS http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/june-2022/100th-anniversary/history-of-the-hpi-the-1970s-crises-clean-air-plastic-bottles-and-the-dcs The 1970s were marked by several historical events that affected not only the hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI) but nations around the world. Prevent corrosion failures at each stage of design, construction and normal operation http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/june-2022/maintenance-and-reliability/prevent-corrosion-failures-at-each-stage-of-design-construction-and-normal-operation Each year, significant economic losses due to corrosion failures occur in the refining and petrochemical industries; unfortunately, many of these losses could have been prevented. Hydroprocessing catalyst selection—Part 2: Considerations and best practices for catalyst testing http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/june-2022/catalysts/hydroprocessing-catalyst-selection-part-2-considerations-and-best-practices-for-catalyst-testing Hydroprocessing catalysts are an essential part of the refinery involved in the treatment/conversion of most petroleum fractions, ranging from naphtha to residue. Xylene-loop scheme for minimized GHG emissions and PX production cost http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/june-2022/special-focus-process-optimization/xylene-loop-scheme-for-minimized-ghg-emissions-and-px-production-cost Molecular management, energy efficiency and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions have become major focuses for petrochemical complexes, including aromatics plants.